Butter Tart Squares

Butter tarts ... who can resist? If you are jonesing for a butter tart but don't want to fuss with making pastry, this is the recipe for you. Gooey, oozing flavor, and best of all - easy to make! Pop a pan of these tasty squares on the Memphis Pellet Grill when it's time for a treat. Butter Tart Squares are a guaranteed winner.


  • 1/2 C butter, softened
  • 2 Tbsp icing sugar
  • 1 1/4 C unbleached white flour
  • 1 1/2 C brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 C butter, melted
  • 2 eggs, beaten lightly
  • 2 tsp white vinegar
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 C Thompson raisins


  1. Pre-heat the Memphis Wood pellet grill to 350 F
  2. Make the base by creaming together the soft butter and icing sugar. Add the unbleached white flour and blend. The mixture will be crumbly. Pat this mixture into a 9”X9” cake pan, pressing down until firm.
  3. Bake in the preheated Memphis on the lower rack with the lid down for 5 minutes. Remove from the grill .
  4. Mix together the remaining ingredients and pour over the base.
  5. Return the pan to the Memphis, close the lid and bake for 40 - 45 minutes or until the top is golden brown and the filling is set. Cool before cutting into squares.